Definition of 'acting'
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Her acting career is part of her past. The Sun (2016)Her acting career came about only because of a chance encounter with an agent at a party. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In April she said that her public stance had cost her acting jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We meet in the lobby of the theatre where she's making her acting debut. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My acting career wasn't planned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His own acting career began in infancy and he spent much of his childhood touring English provincial theatre towns with his parents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not only is he from the original boyband, he's got acting skills too. The Sun (2017)Then she can chill out and get her batteries recharged for the next big acting job, and think herself lucky she is in such high demand. The Sun (2016)In it she wrote:'I gave up on my acting career so we could work exclusively on his. The Sun (2016)While being back on set felt like a homecoming for Davinia, she admits she has struggled to rediscover her acting skills. The Sun (2016)The point of good acting is surely to convince us of all kinds of things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was encouraged by a teacher to consider an acting career. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Do you fancy taking on another acting job? The Sun (2013)The pair said they tried not to get competitive over their acting roles. The Sun (2009)Is it all just another of his acting roles? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The court is to resume hearings today under the auspices of the new acting chief judge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No doubt this is a tribute to his acting skills. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So prepare to get your teeth fixed and find a good acting coach. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If not they can laugh at my acting skills! The Sun (2012)My music has to be as good as my acting. The Sun (2014)But cynics accused him of simply trying to advertise his acting skills. The Sun (2011)It was either down to good acting or very good prompting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was his last acting role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's now in the busiest and possibly the most important stage of his acting life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was like another acting job; we were acting the parts of pop stars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We're supposed to be discussing his newest acting project. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In contrast, my day job of acting seems so trivial. The Sun (2016)When he left, she took over in an acting role before applying for the job. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It wasn't long before she was offered acting roles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But while his acting career was seeing him flit from premieres to awards ceremonies, his personal life was troubled. The Sun (2013)I first met her nine years ago, when she was on the brink of a new acting career. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You've resurrected your pop career, would you consider giving acting another go too? The Sun (2013)This promises to be another monumental acting marathon that might get her a well-earned Oscar nomination yet again next year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Other senior news staff will take over their roles in the meantime, together with a new acting editor of Newsnight. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'acting'
British English: acting /ˈæktɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
You use acting before the title of a job to indicate that someone is doing that job temporarily.
...the new acting President.
- American English: acting
- Arabic: مُؤَقَّت
- Brazilian Portuguese: interino
- Chinese: 代理的
- Croatian: privremeni
- Czech: zastupující
- Danish: fungerende
- Dutch: waarnemend
- European Spanish: interino
- Finnish: virkaatekevä
- French: suppléant
- German: stellvertretend
- Greek: αναπληρωτής
- Italian: provvisorio
- Japanese: 臨時代理の
- Korean: 대행의
- Norwegian: fungerende
- Polish: pełniący czyjeś obowiązki
- European Portuguese: interino
- Romanian: interimar
- Russian: действующий
- Spanish: interino
- Swedish: tillförordnad
- Thai: รักษาการแทน
- Turkish: vekaleten
- Ukrainian: чинний
- Vietnamese: tạm đảm nhiệm chức chưa chính thức
British English: acting /ˈæktɪŋ/ NOUN
Acting is the activity or profession of performing in plays or films.
The acting was superb.
- American English: acting
- Arabic: تـَمْثِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: arte dramática
- Chinese: 表演
- Croatian: gluma
- Czech: herectví
- Danish: skuespil
- Dutch: acteren
- European Spanish: actuación interpretación
- Finnish: näytteleminen
- French: comédie théâtre, cinéma
- German: Schauspielerei
- Greek: ηθοποιία
- Italian: recitazione
- Japanese: 演技
- Korean: 연기
- Norwegian: skuespill
- Polish: gra występ
- European Portuguese: representação
- Romanian: interpretare
- Russian: исполнитель
- Spanish: actuación
- Swedish: skådespeleri
- Thai: การแสดง
- Turkish: oyunculuk
- Ukrainian: гра
- Vietnamese: diễn xuất
Definition of acting from the Collins English Dictionary
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